2E00/C79.0 Malignant neoplasm metastasis in kidney or renal pelvis

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Aetiology

Malignant neoplasm metastasis in kidney or renal pelvis is caused by cancer cells that spread from another part of the body (primary tumor) to the kidneys or renal pelvis. The cancer cells can travel through the bloodstream or lymphatic system to reach the kidneys or renal pelvis.

Diagnosis

To diagnose malignant neoplasm metastasis in kidney or renal pelvis, a doctor will usually order imaging tests such as CT scan, MRI scan, and PET scan. Blood tests may also be done to look for tumor markers or other abnormal substances in the blood.

Differential diagnosis

Differential diagnosis for malignant neoplasm metastasis in kidney or renal pelvis includes other tumors or cancerous conditions such as lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and Wilms tumor.

Treatment

Treatment for malignant neoplasm metastasis in kidney or renal pelvis depends on the size and location of the tumor, the primary tumor type, and the patient’s overall health. Treatment options may include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, or immunotherapy.

Prognosis

The prognosis for malignant neoplasm metastasis in kidney or renal pelvis depends on the size and location of the tumor, the primary tumor type, and the patient’s overall health. Generally, the prognosis is worse for patients with advanced stages of cancer. However, with early detection and appropriate treatment, the prognosis can be improved.

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